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2023 Malta's Top Restaurants

Discover the crème de la crème of Malta and Gozo's culinary scene with this year's top 40 restaurants, as celebrated at the 2023 Definitive(ly) Good Guide Awards.

1. De Mondion 🏰

  • Cuisine: Contemporary Mediterranean
  • Location: Mdina
  • About: Perched atop Mdina's ancient bastions, De Mondion offers a blend of refined taste and historical ambiance, making it a culinary jewel of Malta.

2. The Phoenix 🌿

  • Cuisine: European with a Maltese twist
  • Location: Valletta
  • About: Located in the heart of Valletta, The Phoenix serves up a fusion of local and European flavors, presented with elegance and flair.

3. Level Nine by Oliver Glowig 🌟

  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Location: Valletta
  • About: This restaurant, led by renowned chef Oliver Glowig, brings authentic Italian cuisine to Malta, offering a sophisticated dining experience.

4. La Mer 🌊

  • Cuisine: Seafood
  • Location: Sliema
  • About: La Mer specializes in fresh, locally-sourced seafood, offering a taste of the Mediterranean Sea with stunning views of Sliema's coastline.

5. Sole by Tarragon 🐟

  • Cuisine: Modern European
  • Location: St. Julian's
  • About: Known for its innovative dishes, Sole by Tarragon combines modern culinary techniques with classic European flavors.

6. Dinner in the Sky 🌌

  • Cuisine: Experiential Dining
  • Location: Valletta
  • About: Offering a unique dining experience, Dinner in the Sky elevates guests above Valletta for a meal with breathtaking panoramic views.

7. The BoatHouse Gozo 🚤

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean
  • Location: Gozo
  • About: Nestled in Gozo's picturesque setting, The BoatHouse serves traditional Mediterranean dishes with a focus on freshness and local ingredients.

8. Scala 🍕

  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Location: Valletta
  • About: Scala brings a slice of Italy to Malta with its authentic Italian dishes, served in a charming and elegant setting.

9. One80 Valletta 🌆

  • Cuisine: Fusion
  • Location: Valletta
  • About: One80 Valletta offers a fusion menu that creatively blends different culinary traditions, set against the backdrop of Valletta's historic streets.

10. Don Royale 🍝

  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Location: St. Julian's
  • About: Don Royale in St. Julian's is a haven for Italian cuisine enthusiasts, offering a range of classic Italian dishes with a contemporary twist, all in a stylish and welcoming atmosphere.

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